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Newark Clergy Members Demand Halt To Potentially ‘Catastrophic’ Schools Plan

The hits just keep on coming for Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and her plan to reorganize the district’s public schools. On Friday, a coalition of 77 clergy members from Newark issued a statement calling upon Anderson, acting New Jersey Commissioner of Education David Hespe and Governor Chris Christie to place a moratorium on the […]

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Cost Among Hurdles Slowing New York City's Plan to Phase Out Dirty Heating Oil

Cost Among Hurdles Slowing New York City's Plan to Phase Out Dirty Heating Oil A few years ago, around 10,000 buildings in New York City were burning the cheapest, heaviest and dirtiest forms of heating oil, known as No. 6 and No. 4. That small percentage of real estate contributed more soot pollution than all […]

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De Blasio: State funding might not cover after-school plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated landing significant state funding for city pre-K programs Tuesday, but wouldn’t say whether the new budget will allow him to expand after-school programs for middle… Metro | New York Post

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How Two Americans Plan to Open a Park Slope Coop in Paris

The store’s promotional artwork certainly looks French. It’s easy for New Yorkers to joke about the Park Slope Food Coop: the internal politics, the severity of a rule-obsessed staff, the wealthy members who send their nannies to cover their shifts. But strip away the stereotypes and the core model — a quality-focused store that cuts […]

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A man, a van, a no-rent plan

Jimmy Tarangelo lives with his three dogs in a van parked on the street in Hudson Square. He grew up at Leroy and Greenwich Sts., and his van can usually be found nearby there. A former auto worker and engine room mechanic, he now works as a building superintendent in the neighborhood, and also keeps […]

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Plan for Community Use of Barclays Center Emerges

As the Atlantic Yards project slowly moves toward implementing the community benefits agreement that secured its approval, a lottery will be held for 10 events, sponsored by nonprofit groups, in arena spaces. City Limits – News

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De Blasio Backs Plan to Hike Taxi Fares 30 Cents Per Trip

Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing a plan to hike taxi rates by 30 cents a trip in both yellow and green cabs. The increase would help taxi owners pay for making their cabs accessible for wheelchairs. NEWS – NY1

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Mets Insider: Niese has plan to be ready

A week after getting a cortisone shot, Jon Niese will return to the mound Monday, with a slow and steady plan to get ready for the season. If all goes according to plan, which has not really been the case this spring for the Mets’ lefthander, he said he will start the Mets’ series finale […]

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5 Reasons Starbucks’s Plan to Serve Booze Could End in Failure

Maybe, just maybe, if they launched unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks. Yesterday, Starbucks Chief Operating Officer Troy Alstead told Bloomberg that the chain is embarking on a plan to significantly expand its beer- and wine-fueled “Starbucks Evenings” menu format to “thousands of stores” during the next few years. Options such as by-the-glass wine, pints of […]

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City Moves Forward With Plan to Fix Fort Greene Park Entrance

City Moves Forward With Plan to Fix Fort Greene Park Entrance

The Willoughby Avenue entrance has been in need of repairs for many years, locals say. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Monday, March 17, 2014 | 9:09pm

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Protesters Rally Against Israeli Military Plan

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish protesters filled a 10-block swath of lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest an Israeli plan to force its religious citizens to join the army. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Lord of the Rings: Knicks plan is to have Phil show off hardware to recruit free agents

When Phil Jackson is standing in front of a top-tier free agent, the Knicks want him to begin his recruiting pitch with an old Pat Riley trick; throw all of his rings on the table. All 13, in fact.      Knicks Rss Article only

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Pre-K plan in jeopardy, de Blasio pushes forward

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten appears to be on life support. WNYW – NYC News

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Wright all for Grand plan

David Wright was jazzed on Friday morning, because he still gets excited before his first game of the year. And this particular lineup card brought a fresh treat, and the debut of a new combo: Curtis Granderson in the cleanup spot, with Wright batting third.      Mets – NY Daily News

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'Vision Zero' traffic plan promises to cut down on deaths with new laws, more

'Vision Zero' traffic plan promises to cut down on deaths with new laws, more … Last year, 286 people were killed in traffic accidents in New York City — nearly as many as the 333 people who were murdered in 2013. He outlined his plan flanked by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and Transportation Commissioner Polly […]

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